MESA Members to Be Well-Represented at HPA Tech Retreat

Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be out in force at the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat, Feb. 19-23 in Palm Desert, Calif. Many MESA members will be exhibiting as part of the Tech Retreat Innovation Zone. Some members... More

CBS CEO: Company’s Expanding Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service Offerings

CBS is so pleased with the performance of its current direct-to-consumer streaming services that it’s now readying the launches of CBS Sports HQ and “Entertainment Tonight” streaming services this year, with more streaming service initiatives planned, according to CEO Lesli... More

Metadata Solutions Front and Center Feb. 27 at Smart Content Summit West

When the industry’s best and brightest descend on the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel Feb. 27 for the fifth annual Smart Content West Summit, they’ll get a primer on the best practices, industry data initiatives and tools that studios, broadcasters and their business partners are... More

Cisco CEO: Company Sees Continued Growth Opportunity with Intent-Based Networking

Cisco continues to see customer acceptance of its intent-based networking solutions that use automation, network analytics and machine learning, and the company still sees a major growth opportunity from the intent-based portfolio, according to CEO Chuck Robbins. “We’re in... More

M&E Journal: Smart Content Will Simplify the Digital Supply Chain

By Uri Kogan, Vice President, Product Marketing, Nuxeo - Everyone in the M&E content ecosystem knows the Holy Grail of content value generation is in serving the right content in the right format through the right channels to the right people. On the other hand, they also ... More

Cisco Hollywood Showcase Tackles VR, Cloud Applications and Security

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — On Feb. 13, Cisco held its second annual Hollywood Showcase, a gathering of the company’s technology partners and the best and brightest within the company itself, with the event serving as both an industry-wide update on Cisco’s progress, and as an oppo... More

Kudelski Group Annual Revenue Tops $1 Billion

Kudelski Group, parent company of content protection and multiscreen television solutions firm NAGRA, announced 2017 revenue of more than $1 billion Feb. 14, with operating income of $25.6 million, thanks to its cybersecurity and public access businesses. Kudelski Security, th... More

Olympics Providing Spotlight for Dolby Atmos, UHD, HDR and VR

NBC’s presentation of the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, South Korea, is prominently featuring multiple technologies, including Dolby Atmos, Ultra High-Def (UHD), High Dynamic Range (HDR), and virtual reality (VR). Although coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio... More

M&E Journal: Employ a ‘Make Once/Use Any’ Strategy to Get the Most Out of Your Content

By Andy Hurt, SVP of Marketing and Business Development, Wazee Digital - In today’s world of M&E, an almost immeasurable amount of high-value content is being created every day. Think of it. Movie and television studios are sitting on iconic titles and clips that help defin... More

Case Study: How Signiant Technology Moves Media for the Winter Games

By Megan Cater, senior manager of digital content, Signiant - Since their inception, the Summer and Winter Games have endeavored to transcend linguistic and cultural differences through the universal love of sport. However, they haven’t always been the global affair that th... More